Georges Dionne wins the American Risk and Insurance 2020 Best Article Award for the article The Governance of Risk Management:  The Importance of Directors’ Independence and Financial Knowledge published in Risk Management and Insurance Review in 2019.  His coauthors are Olfa Maalaoui-Chun from Bloomberg and Thouraya Triki from the International Fund for Agricultural Development, two Ph.D. graduates in finance at HEC Montréal. The original document can be found at

The 2020 winners will be recognized at this year’s virtual World Risk and Insurance Economics Congress Conference in early August.